New Delhi. The last and fifth test match between India and England will not start from today. The last match of the 5-Test series was to be played from today on the ground of Manchester. But now the match will not start from Friday as per the schedule. At the moment, it is also not clear when the match will start. Final decision on this is awaited. Let us inform that Yogesh Parmar, Assistant Physiotherapist of India was found to be Corona positive on Thursday. Since then there was doubt about the match happening. Meanwhile, there is a constant discussion about the Test match between the BCCI and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
According to ESPN Cricinfo, during a conversation with the BCCI after the physiotherapist got corona infected, more than one player of Team India had expressed concern about playing in the Manchester Test. However, a day before the corona report of the entire Team India came negative. However, the report of the subsequent test was expected this morning. But till now this report has not come.
Many members of Team India had asked BCCI for another corona test. Its report has not come yet. According to the Indian Express report, there was a meeting of the Indian players on Thursday evening, in which most of the players of the team expressed their reluctance to play the fifth Test. According to sources, the second phase of the Indian Premier League 2021 is to start in UAE from 4 days after the end of this test. In such a situation, the players are afraid of getting infected with the corona virus.
Especially those players who were in direct contact with the team’s physiotherapist Yogesh who was found to be Corona positive. Parmar was monitoring the injury of players like Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma during and after the Oval Test. In such a situation, these players do not know what will happen next. Because it takes a few days for the symptoms of Korana virus to appear.
Sources associated with Team India said that the players who came in contact with the physiotherapist are fearing that if their corona report comes positive further, then their IPL as well as the T20 World Cup to be held in October may be questioned. Is.
Let us tell you that under the leadership of Virat Kohli, Team India is on the threshold of winning the Test series after 14 years on the soil of England. The Indian team, which defeated the hosts in the Lord’s and Oval Tests, is ahead 2-1 in the series. If Virat Kohli wins the series, then he will become the first Indian captain to win Test series in Australia (2018-19) and England.
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